Registered Nurse RN Wound Care Center

Location
Wichita, KS
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 05, 2019
Closes
Feb 05, 2019
Ref
00323-19786
Specialty
Wound Care
Contract Type
Permanent
Description
SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

If you are an RN who strives to provide the highest quality health care while providing compassion, offering comfort and building trust with every patient, every time, Consider Joining Our Team!

Wesley Healthcare encompasses the most experienced and comprehensive medical services and facilities in Kansas, from Level 1 trauma coverage and a comprehensive emergency network to state-of-the-art surgery services and our new Wesley Children's Hospital. Tens of thousands of people in Kansas and northern Oklahoma choose Wesley Healthcare to meet their needs. Their preference for Wesley extends well beyond the high-quality medical services we offer. It includes the spirit of intensive caring that inspires and guides everyone who works for Wesley Healthcare.

Wesley is extremely proud to have earned an "A" rating in the most recent Leapfrog Patient Safety Score Report!

To learn more about the culture at Wesley, click here!

The RN Outpatient Services is responsible for delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. Responsible for directing and coordinating all nursing care for the department-specific patient population in accordance with the standards of nursing care and practice as defined by Wesley Medical Center and the Kansas Nurse practice Act. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes and educates nursing staff in ongoing in-service endeavors. Supports the organization vision and mission. Utilizes knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity in the provision of patient care. Contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through performance improvement techniques that demonstrates positive outcomes in patient care.

  • Demonstrates the ability to adapt technique/treatment to age of population served, including newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, while providing care/service with respect to cultural differences and spiritual needs
  • Delivers patient-oriented nursing care in accordance with standards of care defined by Wesley Medical Center
  • Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice by participation in quality of care activities to initiate, implement , and sustain process improvements
  • Acquires and maintains current knowledge in nursing practice and education
  • Monitor's the patient's progress toward the attainment of outcomes
  • Contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues and others
  • Collaborates with the patient, significant others and health care providers in providing an advocating for patient care
  • Considers safety and cost effectiveness when delivering patient care
  • Decisions and actions on behalf of patients are determined in an ethical manner
  • Participates in the improvement of operational functions of the department
  • Establishes and maintains effective and respectful communication in development of all collaborative relationships
  • Evaluates and participates in opportunities for outstanding service to all customers and accepts responsibility in partnership that is equally respectful to everyone
  • Demonstrates the ability to apply knowledge of age-appropriate competencies to department specific population
  • Ability to utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills to identify, interpret, and access appropriate resources in patient specific scenario(s)
  • Secures, administers and handles medication according to established guidelines


Qualifications

Required Registration, Licensure or Certification
  • Current Licensure in the State of Kansas as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN)
  • Current Basic Life support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy
  • Dept 761 - Successful completion of Dysrhythmia Exam within allotted time frame, as specified in policy
  • Dept 761 - Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) verification course within allotted time frame, as specified in policy
  • Dept 761 - ONS Chemotherapy and Biotherapy course (ONS Chemo), as specified in policy

Preferred Registration, Licensure or Certification
  • Dept 755 - Successful completion of Dysrhythmia Exam within allotted time frame, as specified in policy (strongly preferred for RNs in infusion)
  • Dept 755 - Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) verification course within allotted time frame, as specified in policy (strongly preferred for RNs in infusion)

Required Education or Experience
  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing

Required Knowledge and Skills
  • Ability to utilize the nursing process in the provision of nursing care including, but not limited to, administering treatments and medications, interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a plan of care, collaborating,with other health care providers and providing education to patients and/or significant others
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
  • Possess personal computer skills
  • Ability to multi-task, delegate and prioritize
  • Possess problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to collaborate with other health care providers
  • Ability to educate patients and/or significant others

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